Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 6 - Cumulative Review - Page 264: 4


$$2.85 \times 10^4.$$

Work Step by Step

To find the scientific notation, we see how many decimal places we have to move from the first digit to the last digit. We use this value for the power of $10$. Thus, the scientific notation of $28,500$ is $$2.85 \times 10^4.$$
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